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Gluten sensitivity and the GAPS diet

Here’s an article on Dr. Mercola’s site that talks about gluten sensitivity and the GAPS diet. It is reported here that a substance called gliadin and WGA (wheat germ agglutinin) in wheat and grains like rice, spelt and rye, are what is antagonizing the symptoms of ADHD. WGA is classified as a lectin, that seems … Continue reading »

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Making fermented pickles

Making fermented pickles is one of the quickest, easiest and most rewarding fermenting recipes to try. I made these the other day, and, wow, they came out great. Fermenting veggies has been around for thousands of years and done by cultures around the globe. It’s always fun to give this to someone who’s never had … Continue reading »

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Pea soup from a ham bone

Hosting Mother’s Day this year left me with the gift of a ham bone from the spiral ham brought by me mum, bless her heart. I figured I should be able to do something with this huge chunk of bone, so I did what I do with all bones: cooked the begeebies (or is that … Continue reading »

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